July 19th, 2019: The inaugurating ceremony of Mianwali Railway Express was held in Mianwali. Prime Minister of Paistan, Mr. Imran Khan was the chief guest on the occasion.
The chief guest Imran Khan was accompanied by the Minister Railway, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed and Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Buzdar.
Addressing the inauguration ceremony Imran Khan said that up-gradation of 1700 kilometers long ML-1 track will change the entire look of Pakistan Railways and bring economic revolution in the country.
Railway Minister, Sheikh Rasheed while addressing the ceremony said that Pakistan Railways has successfully raised the number passengers to seven million during the last 10 months. The matters pertaining to up-gradation of Main Line-I (ML-1) from Karachi to Peshawar will be finalized soon, he added.
The Minawali Express train will have the facility of air-conditioned coaches. The fare of AC coaches will be 800 rupees while for economy class the price of a ticket will be 350 rupees. The train would have 10 stops including Shahdara Bagh, Qila Sheikhpura, Sangla Hill, Chiniot, Shaheenabad, Sargodha, Khushab, Kundian, Mianwali and Daudkhel.